Friday Cephalopod: Superhero of the sea

It’s wearing a cape!

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  1. #1 Herla cyning
    September 1, 2012

    Blanket Octopus, for those unwilling to follow links.

  2. #2 Tina
    September 2, 2012

    Somewhat unrelated but you are the person to ask.
    Do stingrays have legs? Or did they share a common ancestor with legs? I ask because there is this picture floating about on the web –

  3. #3 PZ Myers
    September 3, 2012

    No, they don’t have ancestors with legs, and those aren’t legs. Those look clasper organs, modified fins that are used as penises.